Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Christmas card.

Hi, card made today using paper from my stash (little red robin i think) . The trees were die cut from pearl card stock. The star and reindeer are chipboard and come from my ever growing stash ! Snow tex was added along the base of the card. Thank you for stopping by x

altered hoop

Hi folks. This hoop was made for a swap. Al the flowers were left over from a project (i decorated some tea cups a while back). The mannequin came from a pop out book, the paper lace came from my stash as did the lace and wood floral spray. Thanks for popping by xx


Tuesday, 27 August 2019

altered bruh

Altered brush !First i coated with gesso then chalk paint in sage. The beautiful roses and leaves are from I am Roses .
I wrapped some ribbon trim just above the bristles then using beads on a roll i wrapped around the middle part (above the bristles) . The light and jewel were made using air dry clay i painted using Prima paint. I scrunched some organza ribbon (using heat gun) and used a large gem to attach the ribbon.Thanks for stopping by x

All Things Crafty
I am Roses Challenge Blog

hearts embellishments

Large heart embellishments for cards etc. I die cut various heart shapes then decorated with various elements. Flowers, beads, lace bows. 

Sunday, 25 August 2019

album natures garden 9 x 6

Hi folks. Album made using the pretty papers from Crafters Companion (Natures Garden) . Beautiful shades of pinks/greens with stunning floral designs Pinks/ greens go so well together and are one of my fav combination of colours, the colours always remind me of summer blooms and mt garden which i love... A 9 x 6 size with ribbon ties and lots of pockets and photo matts.I have only shown a few pages but this album has a lot of space ! Thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 24 August 2019

altered manequin

I found this mannequin looking worse for wear. I removed the material and the hanging arms.I decorated it with lace (lots of it) a gold applique  some gems, flowers and bronze embellishment. I had a small hat (dolls hat i think) and it went perfectly ! I added a flower and stamen and the lady was dressed !


Saturday, 17 August 2019

Summer Layout

 Hi everyone. This little angel wanted the biggest candy floss there was ! This photo of my great niece went perfectly with Mintay 7th Heaven paper. This paper is one of my favourites and required very little to embellish. Some fussy cutting, a circle frame ,Flowers and sentiment . This is in a large shadow box frame but i could not get a clear photo due to the glare (so took it back out) Thanks for stopping by xx

Minty Challenge

Thursday, 15 August 2019

Mixed Media Tag

 Hi folks. Using black card I die cut a large tag.I then stamped with clear embossing ink the floral patterns.I then used distress inks to colour the images. Using Acrylic Silver Metallic paint i covered the whole tag. Before it was fully dry i rubbed a light layer off.Then I stamped a crackle effect (for texture)using distress ink. Then I stamped a script using distress ink. To complete I added some Stampendous Bronze Glitter (for texture) and some die cut and rolled flowers. Thanks for stopping by xx

Country View Challenges
Creative Artiste Mixed Media
Bleeding Art Challenge
Mixed Media Warriors - Challenge 42 Bloom Heart I chose the colours/ texture for my inspiration.

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Shaker card

Hi folks. Shaker card using beautiful flowers from I Am Roses (link below) Papers from my stash (i think Lemon craft but unsure) The heart and bow are die cuts and pearl and sequins are from my stash. Thanks for stopping by xx

Lemon Shortbread Challenge

Sunday, 11 August 2019

good luck

Hi folks. A good luck card as a request from my daughter. The sentiment is a Tonic one which I cut in black card. The DP is from a Christmas album (sorry I cant remember the name off the top of my head) I added black organza ribbon around one end and punched a shaped out of pearl metallic card stock. Thanks for stopping by xx


Friday, 9 August 2019

Jean - Scotland

 Hi folks. Arts and crafting  makes me happy. So i created this layout for a challenge at More Than Words.Ingredients used :  Design paper from my stash.Wall stencil/stencil paste. Distress ink in Vintage photo and Picked Raspberry. Script stamp (Inkylicious) Images from an Ephemera pack. Embossing powder. Paper doily. All leaves and flowers from IAR (link below) Sentiment from an ATC pack i had. Embellishments from my stash. Thanks for stopping by xx

I Am Roses


Thursday, 8 August 2019

Travel Journal

 Travel journal made using Graphic 45 Mon Amour design papers. Lots of tags, pockets and envelopes plus plain space to record your memories.Some tags have been attached using a pearl brad so that they can be moved for writing or for other items to be attached.Small embellishments added. This will be a gift for a friends honeymoon holiday.

All Things Crafty 

Sunday, 4 August 2019


 Hi folks. Tilda was stamped then coloured with Water colour pencils and Noir pens. The design papers were from my stash. The flower was made from foamiran and i added stamens. The berries and foam spray are from my stash. The sentiment charm and snowflake were from my stash too. Thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 3 August 2019


Hi folks.another tag to add to my Christmas stash ! Santa (Docraft stamp) was stamped the coloured using my water colour pencils.Then I die cut a tag using design paper. Then Santa was cut in the smaller size. Sparkle pen was used for Santa belt,hat etc. The bells were die cut then lightly covered with clear sparkle pen. The flower is from my stash. Snow tex was used for the now under Santa's feet.The sentiment was stamped then cut out. Using a punch I punched out the number 25 from the DP.Twine was used for the handle.Thanks for stopping by xx

challenges - 
Creative Inspirations - I chose Winter /Christmas Season
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge
Christmas at Sweet Stampin

Altered Box

Hi everyone, This months challenge at 613 Avenue Create  is" create or alter a box/container.As always anything goes is acceptable and as always we cant wait to see what you all create. Please do join us for some crafty fun. 
Another altered box as a  gift. Graphic 45 Secret Garden papers are used. Once decorated i have filled with lots of seeds and bulbs.The top has been decorated with various flowers and leaves. The front has been embellished with the sentiment "Secret Garden" using the G45 stickers with card backing to strengthen. Thanks for stopping by x

 photo of open box with some of the garden goodies showing.


Friday, 2 August 2019

Journal Page

 Hi folks. Another page for my journal. This time I cut a triangle shape. Using a prima stamp i stamped randomly on the paper. I added kraft colour paper that is stretchy(nice texture) and came from some packaging ! I also added some netting (more texture)on top of this . I made another foam flower (foamiran , more texture) and added a druzzy. The random pieces of torn paper came from my stash.Then i took a sentiment banner from my stash and added that. The heart is hessian (more texture)  I added die cut heart (from Be Happy range) and a die cut swirl. To complete I added a pearl brad to the top so that when added to my journal i can move it from side to side and add photos etc underneath.Thanks for stopping by xx


Thursday, 1 August 2019

maja denim girls

Hi folks. Today's card was made using DP Maja Denim Girls. A really lovely paper ! The frame around the image is a die cut as are the star and mini hearts. The leaf was also die cut. The Rose (My favourite flowers since childhood as our garden had the most beautiful pink roses with a beautiful scent)) was from IAR (I am Roses) The embellishment was from my stash. Thank you for stopping by x